Pet Food Assistance Resources

If you are struggling and need help to feed your pets, resources are available.  Area groups listed below operate pet food banks and support systems to feed the pets of those in need.


  • Pet Food Banks are listed in blue.
  • Pet Food Support Groups are listed in yellow.


The Pongo Fund Pet Food Bank

3632 SE 20th Avenue, Portland

(503) 939-7555  


Pet food distributed twice a month to pet owners in need. The Pet Food Bank requires proof that pets are spayed or neutered, or a letter from your veterinarian stating that it is unsafe to do so due to age or medical issues. Contact The Pongo Fund for more eligibility requirements and the Pet Food Bank schedule.


Friends Involved In Dog Outreach (FIDO)

2100 Kaen Road, Oregon City

(971) 678-6940 


FIDO operates three programs that distribute pet food to pet owners in need:

  • The Pet Food BankServing low-income pet owners in Clackamas County. Assistance to pet owners outside of Clackamas County may be available based on individual need.  Pet food provided on a monthly basis. Contact FIDO for eligibility requirements and the Pet Food Bank schedule.
  • Vet’s Pets: Serving veterans, homeless veterans, active duty personnel, and their families from all areas.  Pet food provided on a weekly basis from the Pet Food Bank. Contact Vet’s Pets for eligibility requirements and for Food Bank days and times.
    •  (971) 254 -7348
  • AniMeals: Serving senior citizens residing in Clackamas County.   In partnership with Clackamas County Meals On Wheels, AniMeals provides pet food every two weeks to senior citizens along with their meal deliveries. Contact FIDO for more information. 


Cat Adoption Team (CAT) Cat Food Bank

Serving senior, and homebound residents in Washington County

(503) 925-8903


In partnership with Washington County Meals On Wheels, the Cat Food Bank provides cat food to homebound and senior citizens in Beaverton and Forest Grove along with their meal deliveries. The Food Bank also provides cat food for senior pet owners (60 years and older) at the Hillsboro Meals On Wheels Dining Center. Contact CAT for more information.



Southeast Community Food Pantry

Southeast Community Church of the Nazarene

5535 SE Rhone Street, Portland

(503) 895-6102

Dog and cat food distributed monthly during Harvest Share. Contact the Food Pantry for eligibility requirements and Harvest Share dates. If you need pet food but are unable to attend Harvest Share, contact the Food Pantry for assistance.


SnowCap Community Charities Emergency Food Pantry              

Serving Multnomah County residents living east of 82nd Avenue

17805 SE Stark Street, Portland

(503) 674-8785


Pet food is available during regular Food Pantry hours. Seniors receiving monthly food boxes from SnowCap may also request pet food as part of their delivery. Contact SnowCap for eligibility requirements and Food Pantry hours.



Sunshine Division Food Pantry

Serving residents of the City of Portland

687 N. Thompson Street, Portland



Pet food is available during regular Food Pantry hours. Contact the Sunshine Division for eligibility requirements and Food Pantry hours.



Potluck In The Park        

O’Bryant Square

SW Washington St. between SW 9th and SW Park Avenue, Portland

Pet food available during the weekly meal service every Sunday at 3:00 p.m.



Meals On Wheels Dining Centers

For seniors residing in Multnomah and Washington County


Pet food is available at many Meals On Wheels Dining Centers. Contact the Meals On Wheels People to find a Dining Center near you.